largest: 6 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Shield-shaped black felt patches; all have white rayon eagle at top, perched over a U with three vertical lines in its center; and varying numbers of red felt chevrons at bottom of patch; two of the patches have two and three chevrons respectively; other has three chevrons with a curved stripe connected to the top chevron, with the U between the stripe and the chevron.
These patches were worn by members of an Army or Navy corps on the left upper sleeve of their uniform jackets. Two chevrons indicate a corporal, and three a sergeant. The curved stripe denotes a staff sergeant.
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
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